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Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

Monday, March 30, 2015

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

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Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners

Monday, March 30, 2015

Tuesday is the deadline to begin what many call the largest U.S. mass tax foreclosure. With the city counting on tax revenue, the owners behind on payments may be forced out of their homes.

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California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of Room

Monday, March 30, 2015

The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells.

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Airstrikes In Yemen Intensify, Hit Refugee Camp

Monday, March 30, 2015

Airstrikes intensified as Houthi rebels advanced on the port city of Aden. Aid agencies say one airstrike killed dozens at a refugee camp, while Yemeni officials blamed rebel shelling.

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Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.

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People Injured in East Village Blast Leave Hospital

Monday, March 30, 2015

A fourth is still recovering.

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NY AG Reaches Agreement with GNC on Herbal Supplement Safety

Monday, March 30, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the company has agreed to new labeling standards for its herbal supplements.

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Cholita, An Abused Bear In Peru, Gets A New Home In Colorado

Monday, March 30, 2015

An animal welfare group says it now has permission to bring the Andean bear to a sanctuary in Colorado along with more than 30 lions that have been removed from circuses.

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Money Rules: Candidates Go Around The Law, As Cash Records To Be Smashed

Monday, March 30, 2015

More money is expected to be raised and spent in 2016 than in any election in U.S. history. But, as candidates ditch old ways of campaigning, more of it is expected to be undisclosed and untraceable.

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Our Food-Safety System Is A Patchwork With Big Holes, Critics Say

Monday, March 30, 2015

More than a dozen federal agencies play a part in keeping food from making Americans sick. Critics say the system has gaps, and we'd all be safer if federal food safety efforts were under one roof.

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Judy Woodruff Recalls Assassination Attempt On President Reagan

Monday, March 30, 2015

John Hinckley Jr. tried to kill President Reagan on March 30, 1981. Reporter Judy Woodruff, then with NBC News, was there.

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Revolving Door Of Teachers Costs Schools Billions Every Year

Monday, March 30, 2015

The constant churn affects schools' ability to provide all students with skilled teachers. But professor Richard Ingersoll says schools can fix this without spending a dime.

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Why Are More Baby Boys Born Than Girls?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Does the imbalance start at conception or are there factors during pregnancy that favor the birth of slightly more males than females? Researchers find clues that point to factors in the womb.

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Elizabeth Warren On Hillary Clinton And Running For President

Monday, March 30, 2015

In an interview with WBUR's Here & Now, the darling of the left again denies any interest herself. But her politics — and followers — will have an influence.

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Grocery Stores Are Losing You. Here's How They Plan To Win You Back

Monday, March 30, 2015

Grocers are losing customers to smaller markets, convenience stores and online shopping. The competition is forcing chains to innovate with in-store restaurants, delivery service and more.

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Want To Do A Little Astrophysics? This App Detects Cosmic Rays

Monday, March 30, 2015

Two physicists keen to detect a a very rare, high energy particle think you and I can help. The researchers are working on an app that would allow any smartphone to detect rare particles from space.

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Prosecution Rests In Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

Monday, March 30, 2015

The prosecution ended on an emotional note: detailing all of the physical damage one of the bombs inflicted on 8-year-old Martin Richard.

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Ex-Feds Accused Of Pocketing Bitcoins During Investigation

Monday, March 30, 2015

Both officials — one with the Secret Service and the other with the Drug Enforcement Administration — were on a task force investigating the Silk Road online marketplace.

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Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Found Guilty Of Corruption

Monday, March 30, 2015

Monday's decision reversed a 2012 ruling that had acquitted the former prime minister. He was convicted last year on separate corruption charges.

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Doctors With Cancer Push California To Allow Aid In Dying

Monday, March 30, 2015

Dr. Dan Swangard doesn't know if he would take lethal medications to hasten death. But as someone with metastatic cancer, he wants to have that choice. He's part of a suit to change California law.

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